Special Recreation

Cuisine Critics


Join us on Friday for bingo and pizza! We will be trying a new pizzeria each month and voting to see which one we enjoyed the most and why.

Age: 14 and up
Nov. 18 - Thanksgiving Theme
Dec. 2 - Holiday Theme
Feb. 10 - Valentine Theme
Day: Fridays
Time: 6-8 pm
Fee: $45.00
Location: Sharp Community Center
Min/Max: 5/15


Summer Day Camp

Save the Date for Summer Day Camp! Swimming, track and field games, arts and crafts, music and dance, friday cookouts, theme weeks, mobile field trips, storytelling... and so much more!

June 5 - July 28

Before and after daycare: 7 - 9 am and 5 - 6 pm

Camp Hours: 9 am - 5 pm
Ages: 6 - 12
Fee: $145 per week ($120 week of July 4

Eisenhower Community Center | 700 Speechley Blvd, Hillside | (708) 547-3900


Memorial Park Track and Field Training


Join the Memorial Park Track and Field team and train to compete in the Special Olympics with opportunity for state competition! The focus of the training will be developing the skills needed for competition. Fee includes uniform cost and training.

Criteria for Participation
All Special Olympic athletes must have a current, completed Application for Participation in 
Illinois Special Olympics on file with SOAD. This form contains four sections:

1. Athlete information
2. Parent and/or Guardian Authorization & Medical Authorization 
3. Health Insurance and Emergency Information
4. Medical Clearance (this MUST be completed by a physician)

Age:  16 and up
Dates: Feb. 17 - April 14
Day/Time: Fridays, 6:30-8 pm
Fee: $90.00
Min/Max: 5/15


T/R Basketball Skills & Drills


Come & join us. Learn the game & rules and have fun.

Ages 16 and up
Location Sharp Community Center
Day/Time Saturdays, 10 - 11 am
Min/Max 5/10
Dates Feb. 4 - Mar. 25
Fee $60.00

Social Club


Come and explore our community while socializing and making friends.

Ages: 21 and up
Dates: January 4 - 18
Day/Time: Wednesday, 6 - 8 pm
Fee: $45.00 (includes transportation)
Location: Sharp Community Center
Min/Max: 5/10



Parents enjoy a night out; we will spend the evening playing games and socializing with friends

Ages 14 and up
Location  Sharp Community Center
Day/Time Wednesday, 6-9 pm
Min/Max 5/15
Dates December 21, February 15, April 5
Fee $36 per event